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Green Woodpecker and Weasel

  1. Mar 3, 2015 #1
    This is really amazing. Apparently a weasel attacked a woodpecker that took off flying and the weasel went for a ride! Who do you think wins in the end?

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  3. Mar 3, 2015 #2

    OmCheeto

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    Argh! Where's @Redbelly98 when you need him....... :oldgrumpy:
     
  4. Mar 3, 2015 #3

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    Woodpecker --- the weasel's in a lose-lose situation.
     
  5. Mar 3, 2015 #4
    Explain
     
  6. Mar 3, 2015 #5

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    Weasel wins in the air and he's got to make it to the ground without breaking his neck.
     
  7. Mar 3, 2015 #6
    True, looking at the tree in the background, he might be fairly high up
     
  8. Mar 3, 2015 #7

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    They're tough, resilient little critters --- and there are stories of small mammals falling incredible heights, and reaching a terminal velocity that's low enough they only break ribs, but it'd be a tough way to make a living.
     
  9. Mar 4, 2015 #8
    He is missing...

    The weasel would also die if he bit the bird's neck. I think the bird is only giving him a ride, which is a nice and hard-to-find scene. Different animals can be together but are never the same...
     
  10. Mar 4, 2015 #9

    Bandersnatch

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    This is what I see:
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    You know it's true.
     
  11. Mar 4, 2015 #10

    Redbelly98

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    Hey, this tag feature of our new site works pretty good.

    Anyway, just glad that isn't me.
     
  12. Mar 4, 2015 #11

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    So, I wonder what the outcome was.
     
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